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Eygalières, The Alpilles

In the centre of the Alpilles' protected natural park, Eygalières is a delightful village that has preserved its genuine character. From this elevated vantage point, visitors can enjoy stunning views of olive groves, lush valleys, and sprawling vineyards.

What makes the village special?

Eygalières is a village that captivates everyone who visits, thanks to its charming old houses lining winding streets, picturesque fountains, traditional washhouses, and historic oratories. The village's charm is immediate and enduring. Atop a rocky peak, a statue of the Virgin and a bell tower with a campanile offer a breathtaking view of the Alpilles.

Eygalières boasts a selection of cafes and restaurants that serve quality local produce. On Friday mornings, the village comes alive with its Provencal market, where you can find an array of local products, notably the fresh fruits and vegetables, cheeses, olive oil, and honey.

Just over a kilometer from the village, the Saint-Sixte chapel, framed by cypresses, stands as an iconic image of Romanesque art in Provence. This beautifully preserved chapel is a must-see for visitors.

Eygalières also offers numerous cycling routes for enthusiasts, winding through bucolic roads and landscapes. The village is also known for its vibrant cultural scene, hosting events such as art exhibitions and music festivals that celebrate the rich Provencal heritage. The blend of natural beauty, historical sites, and cultural experiences makes Eygalières a really special destination in the heart of Provence.


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